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20 Best British News Podcasts of 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about british news? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best british news podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

Best British News Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

UK Podcast – Big Red Barrel

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  • Total Episodes: 187

It’s no secret that most of the gaming news out there is based out of the US. So, it’s about time that there was a gaming podcast that brings you the best of British – and that show is the BigRedBarrel UK Podcast. Make sure you join your hosts Dan, Tim and Jon (formally known as Yamster, Capn Average & Mighty Mutt) for your weekly fix of British gaming news and reviews. Cups of tea and crumpets are entirely optional.

The Brit Lit Podcast

  • Publisher: Claire Handscombe
  • Total Episodes: 75

A show of news and views from the world of British books and publishing

The British English Podcast

  • Publisher: Charlie Baxter
  • Total Episodes: 29

Learn British English as well as British culture, history, news and current affairs, and much more with weekly episodes from your host Charlie on The British English Podcast!

Speak English With A British Accent

  • Publisher: Alison Pitman
  • Total Episodes: 37

Short weekly roundup of the British Accent Training posts from Learning British Hosted by Alison Pitman.Designed to improve your British Accent speaking voice by listening and repeating each of the short sections within the podcast. Practice your pronunciation by listening to vocab, news articles, fairytale recordings and nursery rhymes narrated by RP British Accent Voiceover Artist Alison Pitman.

The News show

  • Publisher: British Tech Network
  • Total Episodes: 686

This is the British Tech News Network – Consumer Tech News and Fun. Home of the The News show, The Mac show, The Big show, The Photo show, The F1 show and the Dad and the Dude show

The Photo Show

  • Publisher: British Tech Network
  • Total Episodes: 53

This is the British Tech News Network – Consumer Tech News and Fun. Home of the The News show, The Mac show, The Big show, The Photo show, The F1 show and the Dad and the Dude show

The Constant Geekery Podcast

  • Publisher: Constant Geekery
  • Total Episodes: 27

Weekly tech news with a healthy dose of dry British humour.

The Royal Rota

  • Publisher: ITV News
  • Total Episodes: 77

The podcast about the British royal family from ITV News. Every week, our Royal Editor Chris Ship and Royal Producer Lizzie Robinson look back at the big stories they’ve been out covering over the last seven days, sharing their insight and bringing you interviews with a range of guests.

Monocle 24: The Globalist

  • Publisher: Monocle
  • Total Episodes: 203

Monocle 24’s unrivalled coverage of news and current affairs kicks off on weekdays with ‘The Globalist’ at 07.00 GMT/08.00 CET. Anchored from London and Zürich, join our editors for insight and opinion on the big current affairs and business stories of the day and a review of the European front pages. Nominated for Best Daily Podcast in the 2020 British Podcast Awards.

At The Bridge Pod: A Chelsea FC Podcast

  • Publisher: At The Bridge Pod: A Chelsea FC Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 104

Three British friends Mikey, Burf & Chris sit down each week to talk all about Chelsea FC, the trio discuss the latest news, matches and weekly topics every Saturday morning. Follow us at @AtTheBridgePod on Twitter and Instagram.

Donnie and Dhali – The Team

  • Publisher: CHEK Podcasts
  • Total Episodes: 66

Two of British Columbia’s most admired and respected sports journalists have found a new home at CHEK. Don Taylor and Rick Dhaliwal return with Donnie and Dhali – The Team. Follow along with Donnie and Dhali as they interview guests, and have fun discussing the latest in sports news. Donnie and Dhali the team will have new episodes every weekday, and you can also watch live on CHEK 10 am-12 pm PST Monday – Friday.

The Bristol Flyers Podcast

  • Publisher: Bristol Sport
  • Total Episodes: 8

The Bristol Flyers Podcast brings you exclusive news and discussions on all things Flyers and British Basketball. Hosted by Head of Communications Joel Osborne.

Dynasty Draught Podcast

  • Publisher: Dynasty Draught
  • Total Episodes: 64

Two Londoners give their uniquely British take on all things NFL. Our amiable duo break down the latest news and bicker about how to gain a fantasy edge, as they look to unlock the secrets of building a great dynasty, one swig of beer at a time.

Sussex Squad Podcast

  • Publisher: Sussex Squad Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 90

This a podcast for the fans of Duke and Duchess of Sussex. This will be all about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Sussex Squad Podcast is a lively and refreshing podcasts, run by Tina and Michelle. In our podcast, we discuss the latest news about The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, their charity and humanitarian work and debunk lies spread through the British media. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel and follow our other platforms.

The British Trail Running Podcast

  • Publisher: The British Trail Running Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 29

The British Trail Running Podcast fetches you the latest news about trail running throughout the UK

Newsy Jacuzzi

  • Publisher: Leela Sivasankar Prickitt, Lyndee Prickitt
  • Total Episodes: 48

Newsy Jacuzzi is a weekly, family-friendly news podcast reporting on science, animals, space, tech toys and tools, culture, entertainment, sports… and even politics! It’s presented by a British American mother-and-daughter duo based in India, covering the world in a fun and engaging way. Newsy Jacuzzi also has kid correspondents from all over the world — Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. Proud Kids Listen member too! @newsyjacuzzi

The NR F1 Podcast > Your Formula 1 Podcast from Norfolk, UK

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  • Total Episodes: 281

The British county of Norfolk – where the iconic success of Team Lotus was cultivated, where Ayrton Senna, Martin Brundle, Mark Webber and more honed their race craft, and home to the NR F1 Podcast. Sports journalist Michael Bailey plus his Formula 1 podcast guests pore over every grand prix, the latest news and talking points. Find your subscription: and join the debate via Twitter and Facebook @theNRF1

Propulsion Swimming Podcast

  • Publisher: Propulsion Swimming
  • Total Episodes: 61

Welcome to the Propulsion Swimming Podcast, aiming to give British Swimming the voice it deserves!! Kick back and join us as we celebrate the world of swimming every week! Whether you want to learn how to swim, hear funny incidents from our swimming lives or simply find out the latest news from pools and clubs around the world, be sure to tune in every Thursday!!

The Hardy Report

  • Publisher: The Hardy Report
  • Total Episodes: 139

The Hardy Report is a political news and current affairs podcast, bringing you interviews with a range of activists, campaigners and politicians from across the political spectrum in the United States and the United Kingdom. The show takes listeners beyond the headlines and speaks to the individuals behind the stories that are shaping the 2020 election in America and the British political landscape. New episodes are released every week. If you enjoy the show, you can sign up to The Hardy Report’s Patreon right now and get exclusive access to full, unedited interviews Support this podcast:

Don’t take out your phone!

  • Publisher: Lewis Maleh
  • Total Episodes: 90

A free audio podcast hosted by British entrepreneur, Lewis Maleh. At a time when a lot of us feel tired by the daily onslaught of grim news, and our phone stops us from having meaningful conversations, DTOYP! takes you on a different journey. We believe that each individual story can illuminate a million more. We have conversations about the major topics people want to talk about from business to science and technology. Our subject is the world, life and human experiences. Discover something incredible – DTOYP!

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